A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

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This year is shaping up to be a great one for Black actors. From films that have already hit the big screen to the ones yet to drop, we took the time to round-up this 2016's movies featuring your favorite Black actors.

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Anthony Mackie doesn’t have any sense. He pushes sexist ideas and cops for Donald Trump like they’re consensus thoughts rather examples of that lack of sense. He continues to not make sense when he spoke about the Black Panther film. The upcoming project doesn’t have a dirctor yet after F. Gary Gray and Ava DuVernay, two of today’s most lauded black directors, passed on […]

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Anthony Mackie has scored the role of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a new HBO project that’s centered on Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson, according to Deadline. The movie, titled All the Way, is an on-screen adaptation of the Tony-winning play of the same name that Cranston starred in himself. It also has quite a team on board. In addition to Cranston […]

Anthony Mackie has the answer to why, Selma director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo were both overlooked for Oscar nominations: People are tired of discussing race! No seriously,…

Run, don’t walk to see “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”! While the first “Captain America” film released in 2011 left a lot to be desired, directors Joe and Anthony Russo flood this follow-up sequel with thrills and chills,  giving Captain America a solid foothold in the Marvel movie franchise.  Chris Evans brings wit and warmth […]

On April 4, 2014 Marvel and Disney Studios will be releasing the highly anticipated sequel to 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger.”  In the follow-up, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,”  Chris Evans returns as the titular super patriot and is joined by Anthony Mackie, who will play The Falcon. However, if you can’t wait until […]

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In a Saturday Morning Shocker of a story, TMZ is reporting that Anthony Mackie who we know from movies such as  “8 Mile,” “Hurt Locker” and “Gangster Squad,” was arrested Saturday morning for DUI! Law enforcement sources tells TMZ that Mackie was driving in NYC at around 1:30 am when cops pulled him over for “tinted windows”.  […]

A “Black Panther” movie may be a long ways off, but Marvel appears to be filling in the gap with their Black superhero line-up.  In “Captain America: Winter Soldier” Anthony Mackie suits up as Cap’s Partner, The Falcon.  Falcon (born Sam Wilson) grew up on the tough streets of Harlem, and after leading a life of […]

When actors join different films, they always have their own personal reasons. Some attached their names to projects because of their co-stars while others participate in a movie for its director. Those weren’t the reasons veteran actor Anthony Mackie chose to appear in the upcoming action flick “Pain & Gain.” When The Urban Daily caught […]

Imagine you’re a successful actor whose appeared in Oscar nominated films and worked with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood and people barely know your name. Such has been the case with New Orleans thespian Anthony Mackie. Despite a star turn in the critically acclaimed 2009 war film “The Hurt Locker,” when people see […]